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THE COUTURE FLOWERS BY CRAFT ARTIST WILLIAM AMOR DISRUPT VALUE JUDGMENTS ON WASTE MATERIALS
Scraps and leftovers are poetically repurposed into couture flowers by William Amor who wins the City of Paris Grand Prize for emerging Talent in the category Arts and Crafts 2019.
VALENTINO GOES TO BEIJING AND REINVENT THE HEYDAY OF HAUTE COUTURE WITH HANDMADE & CULTURAL MASTERY
Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli does not shy away from reflecting on what the heyday of Haute Couture could look like in today’s globality, and furthermore one in which China is key for the luxury industry. Fashion needs to be “plural”.
VALENTINO À PÉKIN : UNE HAUTE COUTURE FAÇONNÉE PAR L’ARTISANAT D’EXCELLENCE ET L’AGILITÉ CULTURELLE
Avec panache, Pierpaolo Piccioli offre le spectacle esthétique d’une Haute Couture baignant dans une mondialité où la Chine est un pays clé pour l’industrie de la mode et du luxe. De la rencontre avec l’Autre naît une beauté “plurielle” – du troisième type.
For the annual art issue of Crash magazine, winter 2017-2018, I wrote an article on the upcoming collaboration between Viktor & Rolf and Zalando, that I am sharing on the Daily Couture. The collaboration is one of the many emerging collaborations illustrating that the fashion industry leaders are beginning to give their manufacturing productions a … Continue reading “Bold Upcycling”
CREATING MEANING FROM LITTLE THINGS OF EVERYDAY LIFE AT ALAÏA HOUSE
Renown for marching to the beat of his own drum in every aspect of his work, Azzedine Alaia did hit his mark again with the not-to-be-missed exhibition conveying his art of couture and details with a totally sensible, personal and high-octane touch ─ miles away from usual clichés evoking master craftsmanship and ateliers.
HIGHLY CREATIVITY EXPERIMENTAL ZONE AT PREMIERE VISION PARIS
For the Première Vision website, the Daily Couture was asked to interview three artisans of excellence exhibiting at Maison d’Exceptions. Each year, the edition grows and echoes an increasing interest by major fashion brands in artisanal mastery for a soulful design.
(3) Journey into Couture 2015
Embracing aging & couture: “the reality of what Haute Couture means today” was Alexis Mabille’s statement the Daily Couture shares with this third part on the Paris Couture Week fall winter 2015-2016. The haute couture overwhelming ethereal pink carpet dresses, each of them tailor-made for the couturier’s 15 muses, were gathered in the glamorous Opera … Continue reading “(3) Journey into Couture 2015”
(2)Journey into Couture FW 2015
The Daily Couture’s second part on Fall Winter 2015-2016 couture collections in Paris presents Stéphane Rolland’s promising intimate couture experience I was eagerly looking forward to attending. The very chic 10 Avenue George V had been heralded as the venue of the couture show. The Salon Haute Couture of the couturier would be the place, … Continue reading “(2)Journey into Couture FW 2015”
Portugal Fashion Spring Summer 2015 ─ The particular Portuguese fashion week made to promote the country’s image is the topic of the Daily Couture’s latest contribution to the Huffington Post France here. For the English version of the Daily Couture, sharing about the event I really enjoyed and found interesting is what I want to … Continue reading “Portugal Fashion”
For the Fall issue of quarterly Paris-based magazine Crash, I wrote several articles on fashion, art and also master craftsmanship, of course. For the Daily Couture readers, these latter ones are available online below! REPETTO The issue of training of future artisans is key for French fashion brands renowned for their master craftsmanship in the … Continue reading “Repetto,Tiffany&Co,Ingie Chalhoub”
The Other Couture Show
─ Paris, July 2014, Haute Couture Week. Stéphane Rolland Haute Couture Autumn Winter Hiver 2014 – 2015, Cinema Elysées Biarritz. To which extent can a designer express his creativity within the media coverage of fashion? “At one point I felt I was acting like a robot, I found myself of needing to go and see … Continue reading “The Other Couture Show”
HAUTE COUTURE WATCHMAKING: ABOUT THE MASTERY OF LIFE SKILLS. MEETING WITH MICHEL PARMIGIANI
Meeting with the master watchmaker Michel Parmigiani, founder of the eponymous Swiss brand. About his vocation and expertise, we talked about the specifics of crafts and the need to perpetuate them, of course, but also about inspiration and even mysticism. Spotlight on the beauty of master craftsmanship!
HAUTE COUTURE HORLOGÈRE : UN SAVOIR-ÊTRE. RENCONTRE AVEC MICHEL PARMIGIANI
Rencontre avec le maître horloger Michel Parmigiani, créateur de la marque suisse Parmigiani. Au programme : expression de la singularité des métiers d’art et de la nécessité de les pérenniser, bien sûr, mais aussi inspiration voire mysticisme. Lumière sur la beauté des métiers d’art !
Visite Atelier Couture
Pour commencer une semaine autrement…par une parenthèse enchantée dans la vie d’un atelier de couture d’exception ! Et pourquoi pas, car les vacances scolaires peuvent signifier pour certains le moment venu pour s’immerger dans ce qui sort de l’ordinaire, dans l’univers de la haute couture… Êtes-vous disponible le 28 avril après-midi? Êtes-vous passionné par l’univers de … Continue reading “Visite Atelier Couture”
The not-to-be-missed international contemporary art event, Miniartextil, embracing textile as the artist’s means of expression, is now showcasing in Montrouge, the suburban city of Paris which started its partnership with the event ten years ago. For the Daily Couture, I attended to its opening fresh on the heels of the beginning of last Paris Fashion … Continue reading “Maxi/Miniartextil 2014”
Crafted Fashion Style
What about sharing with you posts about emerging designers and brands that somehow address the issues of master craftsmanship the Daily Couture is so interested in? Designers are the visionaries, the dream makers master craftsmen do need to collaborate with: to have the practice of their own master craftsmanship twisted, challenged and revisited by designers … Continue reading “Crafted Fashion Style”
The Haute Couture Weave
For the Daily Couture, this video features beautiful eye-catching artisanal gestures filled with a lovely and touching poetry flavor making the practice of master craftsmanship of Haute Couture so awesome and unique. Maity Tanguy’s love for weaving was what inspired this clip: how dedicated she is to her artisanal art fueling the inspiration of fashion … Continue reading “The Haute Couture Weave”
FRESH OFF HER HAUTE COUTURE TOUR WITH US, MEETING WITH ANN SHOEBRIDGE, MILINER
The Daily Couture met with Ann Shoebridge for her Haute Couture Ateliers tour we organized for her while in Paris where she were to attend the final of the Hat Designer of the Year 2013 international competition as one of the finalists. For the Daily Couture, Ann shared a bit of her experience as one of Australia’s most respected hat designers.
For Crash magazine #64, I interviewed Hubert Barrere, the art director of renowned haute couture embroidery house Lesage, at the head of the artisanal house after François Lesage died in 2012. The handmade embroidery atelier belongs to Paraffection, the Chanel’s subsidiary division founded in order to preserve artisan workshops whose exceptional know-how is essential to … Continue reading “Atelier Lesage”
The Daily Couture Video
Dear Daily Couture Readers, Our first video about our Private Haute Couture Tours in Paris is out! The idea was to put forward the Daily Couture’s vision of Haute Couture and master crafstmanship and reveal some of the fashion making backstage we focus on for our Private Haute Couture and Sur-Mesure Tours in Paris. The … Continue reading “The Daily Couture Video”
Haute Couture Visit !
The daily couture offers one visit to a haute couture workshop in Paris… Well, this one will be exactly like the Haute Couture private tours we usually organize for our clients, except that it will be recorded by a French TV. Why not offering some of our passionate readers for fashion and luxury the unique … Continue reading “Haute Couture Visit !”